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ratio of 3/2 boys and girls 12 boys in class how must girls is

asked by Anonymous
  1. Please proofread and clarify your problem. It makes no sense the way you posted it.

    posted by Ms. Sue
  2. apparently there are 3 boys for every 2 girls

    given 12 boys, that makes 3*4 boys
    so, there are 2*4 = 8 girls

    surely the problem was not expressed in such vague and inaccurate language. Why not just copy it as it was written?

    posted by Steve
  3. There were 12 boys and 18 girls in a class. Then, 3 more boys joined
    the class and 2 girls left. What is the ratio of the number of boys to
    the number of girls in the class now?

    posted by hannah

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